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Dr (Prof) S Rajasekaran

Chairman, Dept of Orthopaedics, Trauma & Spine Surgery.

Trauma & Spine Surgery

About the Doctor

About the Doctor

One of the leading spine surgeons in Asia
Adjunct professor- Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University
Received the Hunterian Professor Royal College of Surgeons

Dr Rajasekaran has been instrumental in building and shaping the Orthopaedic Department into a very busy clinical unit with strong academic and research components. He had a brilliant academic career and was the ‘Best outgoing student’ of Coimbatore Medical College and stood first in the University of Madras in the orthopaedic post-graduate examinations. He was awarded the Khazenifer Gold Medal and Norman Roberts Medal for best performance during his M.Ch exams in Liverpool, UK. He completed his Ph.D in 2000. He has special interest in spine surgery, arthroplasty and clinical research in major trauma. He has led the unit’s basic science research in spinal deformities, disc nutrition and biology and genetics of disc degeneration which have been recognised with numerous awards and published in international journals. He was also instrumental in the evolution of ‘Ganga Hospital Open Injury Severity Score’ which guides critical decisions in saving and reconstructing severely injured limbs. Dr Rajasekaran has 220 publications in international journals, 46 national publications and 428 international and 495 national presentations. He has also contributed 57 chapters in international books and is the Chief Editor of a Video Atlas of Spine Surgery and the ASSI Textbook on Spinal Infections & Trauma.

Medical Qualifications

FRCS(Hon) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2009
FACS American College of Surgeons, USA 2006
PhD (Spine Surgery) Tamilnadu Medical University 2000
MCh(Orthopaedic Surgery) University of Liverpool, UK 1990
FRCS Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1989
MS (Orthopaedic Surgery) Madras Medical College, Chennai 1987
DNB National Board of Examinations, New Delhi 1987
D Ortho Madras Medical Collage, Chennai 1984
MBBS University of Madras 1980

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International Awards

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National Awards